General Discussion (3,002)

Featured Discussions

General Announcement Regarding Discussion Groups

In reaction to some ongoing discussion group drama, we have decided to take a moderator action to make some groups private, so the discussi…

Started by Liam StrainLatest Reply

New Moderators

Over the past few months, the discourse and general postings have gone down hill. I've had too many reports of flamewars and posting of ina…

Started by Brett McKayLatest Reply

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

The Horror of Day to Day Life

I was thinking about how with a change in perspective and the tone of language we used to describe something, we can easily make many day t…

Started by Braeden 2.0

13 17 minutes ago
Reply by Longarm

Sleeping On The Ground

Last weekend some friends and me hiked up Goat Bluff Trail to see some beautiful bluffs out in Arkansas by Ponca. You can see this big bluf…

Started by Nick Martens

5 7 hours ago
Reply by Vendetta

Superhero Thread- Can we have one?

Whether we read the comics, or just watch the movies, we all have superheroes/heroines we like. Don't be the pretentious guy who needs to p…

Started by Braeden 2.0

15 7 hours ago
Reply by Vendetta

Ethics, replacing people with machines and the future we want to build

I left work today with the following question in my mind. "Should we really replace people with machines?" I worked in the field of autom…

Started by Jay D

23 on Monday
Reply by Jay D

New Moderators

Over the past few months, the discourse and general postings have gone down hill. I've had too many reports of flamewars and posting of ina…

Started by Brett McKay

234 Jun 14
Reply by Tim

Favorite Apps and Online Services

Share your favorite apps, browser extensions, websites, etc. here. Or don't. I'm not your mama.

Started by Pale Horse

16 Jun 14
Reply by Liam Strain

Hedgehog's Dilemma

Schopenhauer, and later Sigmund Freud wrote about this allegory. It basically describes a bunch of hedgehogs in the cold, who want to clust…

Started by Braeden 2.0

18 Jun 6
Reply by Charles Dodd

I have found the official comic book of the AOM community!

  "After being betrayed by the bears that raised him, the legendary Shirtless Bear-Fighter wanders the forest he’s sworn to protect, fistf…

Started by Lumberjoe

3 Jun 5
Reply by Milo Morris

"Chinese"?

After some time away, last night I was able to go to my favorite Chinese restaurant.  I really enjoy the buffet of what I call their "Ameri…

Started by David R.

2 Jun 2
Reply by Drew

Music General

Let's have a music general. Post music and discuss music. I'll start with some good stuff I've been listening to.…

Started by Braeden 2.0

4 May 27
Reply by Pale Horse

RSS

Latest Activity

Longarm replied to Longarm's discussion Guitar Rig! in the group The Guitar = Manly
"The latest update as of March 2017"
5 minutes ago
Shane replied to Lumberjoe's discussion Some People Dislike The New LGBTQ(etc.) Pride Flag Because Racism in the group The Great Debate
"This argument will come in handy over Halloween. Thanks."
11 minutes ago
Longarm replied to Braeden 2.0's discussion The Horror of Day to Day Life
"When you smell a fart or if your bathroom smells like poop, in reality you are ingesting poop particles.  So your toothbrush, towels, washcloths are all covered your or other people's fecal matter."
17 minutes ago
Charles Dodd replied to Sir's discussion Polarization, "violent rhetoric" in the group The Great Debate
"An example of how messy free speech can get: The civil rights movement lasted a decade or more. Here's the record from one particularly bad year (from Wikipedia):  "
22 minutes ago
Nick H replied to Lumberjoe's discussion Some People Dislike The New LGBTQ(etc.) Pride Flag Because Racism in the group The Great Debate
"The thing us, it isn't "public art". The artist who created the charging bull still technically owns it and is rightfully pissed that his art is being used by group to promote their political agenda (gender diversity in Wall…"
48 minutes ago
Liam Strain replied to Lumberjoe's discussion Some People Dislike The New LGBTQ(etc.) Pride Flag Because Racism in the group The Great Debate
"Funny thing about public art though. Context changes over time anyway."
1 hour ago
Nick H replied to Lumberjoe's discussion Some People Dislike The New LGBTQ(etc.) Pride Flag Because Racism in the group The Great Debate
"I'm not a fan of the little girl statue. It basically steals another artists work, the bull, and completely changes it meaning."
1 hour ago
Charles Dodd replied to Sir's discussion Polarization, "violent rhetoric" in the group The Great Debate
"My point was that one can either: 1) Turn into a bean-counter and fight about which side said what mean things: --"Well the lefties are saying all these mean things about Trump!" --"But look, here's an internet meme showing…"
1 hour ago

© 2017   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service